Submissions for FCFF 2022 are open!

We pay our filmmakers!
Since 2016, we have subsidized filmmakers with over $100,000 in cash, prizes, and support.

Films Connected to Southwestern Ontario

We are looking for films that have at least one member of the key artistic team that has spent a significant time in the area, or films that were filmed in or are about the region. The key artistic team includes director, writer, producer, DOP, sound design and actors. Subject matter or setting of the film is not restricted to the region.

Important Dates:
Early Deadline – May 15
Regular Deadline – June 15
Final Deadline – July 15
Selection Notifications – August 1
Festival – October 15 – 29


Film Categories

SHORT FILM
Less than 25 minutes in length. Any Genre. $500 prize money!
SHORT DOCUMENTARY
Films up to 40 minutes. $500 prize money!
SHORT ANIMATION
Animated films up to 25 minutes. $500 prize money!
MUSIC VIDEO
Any musical genre and length is welcome!
FEATURE FILM
Less than 120 minutes in length. Any Genre. $500 prize money!
FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
Between 40 to 120 minutes in length. $500 prize money!
SCREENPLAY
This competition is for “Feature Length” screenplays with a minimum of 75 pages and a maximum of 120 pages.